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PBS
Sep 28, 2012 4:30pm PDT
. telecommunications fell 0.8%. technology dropped 0.7% and materials fell 0.6% of a percent. for the week all three indices lost ground. the dow fell 1.1% this week. the nasdaq shed 2%. the s&p 500 lost 1.3%. nine of the ten major stock sectors also were also up for the quarter. the quarterly winners included the energy sector up 9.5% even as oil prices have cooled in recent wks. the consumer discretionary sector was up 7.1% for the quarter. and tech stocks did nicely up 7%. one of the quarter's bright spots was apple. today, c.e.o. tim cook did something rare for apple. he apologized for problems with a product. apple's new maps service has received a lot of criticism and cook admitted the company fell short. shares were down with the broad market. apple dropped 2.1%. volume was heavier than usual. but the stock had a blistering rally this quarter up 17%. shares hit an all-time high earlier this month. one of the companies locked in battle with apple is research in motion. and thanks to better than expected quarterly results last night, shares were very active today. more than 139 m
PBS
Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. 1.74 billion on the nasdaq. the energy sector powered today's selling, down 0.9%. technology and financial sectors continued lower, down 0.8% and 0.7% respectively. as market excitement has died down over the latest federal reserve effort to stimulate the economy, oil prices have cooled off. oil fell below $90 per barrel for the first time since early august. in the latest week, the amount of foreign oil imported into the u.s. was down to its lowest level since december. and refineries cut back, fueling concerns about weaker demand. big energy stocks exxon and chevron both fell about 0.5%. they both traded at multi-year highs just last week. the worries about global energy demand have hit the energy service providers. halliburton was down 2.4% today, and its off more than 9% in less than two weeks. discouraging comments from electronics contractor jabil circuit weighed on the tech sector. late yesterday, the company reported disappointing results, blamed on weak demand in most of its businesses. shares fell 9.9%; volume jumped more than five times as the stock closed at its lowes
PBS
Oct 1, 2012 4:30pm PDT
: and how technology is making it possible for doctors to go paperless. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: the first day of the new quarter, kicks off with a blue chip rally. investors were encouraged by a report showing that american factories were busy in september. a popular index of national factory activity rose to 51.5 last month, from 49.6 in august. it was the fastest pace of production since may. but that upbeat news was overshadowed by comments from federal reserve chief ben bernanke, saying the economy is not growing fast enough to bring down the unemployment rate. we'll have more on that in a moment. those two events led to volatile trading here on wall street. the dow rose about 78 points, but was up as much as 155 points earlier. the nasdaq drifted in and out of positive and negative territory, finally losing more than 2.5 points, and the s&p rose almost four points. and, as suzanne pratt reports there are conflicting views on the state of american manufacturing. >> reporter: from cardboard boxmakers, to icemakers, to uniform manufacturers, factories ac
PBS
Sep 27, 2012 6:30pm PDT
quarter of the year. colin gill sis with us, senior technology analyst at bgc financial, he joins us from that firmment dow agree, results not as bad as feared? >> absolutely. its company lives to fight another day. when you look at the results, there were several glimmers of positive notes you could take away including an increase in the cash position and an increase in the total number of describers. >> i want to ask you about the cash position here because it has been building pretty steadily over the past four quarters and we'll look at that now from 1.5 billion about a year ago to over 2 billion dollars in this last quarter. but when you lead with your cash position as opposed to your business, how strong is the underlying business? >> you know, that is one of the concerns for investors. would the company be burning through its cash and they have not done that they've been able to grow that balance. what that does is it gives a level of comfort to all the stakeholders. customers to their partners, that this company is going to be here, you know, for the foreseeable future. the c
PBS
Sep 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
nasdaq. financial stocks, technology and the materials sector led the losers, down 1.5% each. caterpillar's warning about its 2015 earnings late yesterday hung over its shares today. cat's 4.2% drop waóúude worst among dow industrial stocks. volume doubled with the stock falling to a three-week low. the company blames its muted forecast on an anemic global economy. the good news on home prices today helped home depot become one of the few dow stocks to register gains. shares gained six tenths of a percent. they traded over $60 per share for a time today, ending at their highest price in more than a decade. as the housing market has shown signs of life, home depot stock has been rallying. it's the second best performer in the dow year to date, second only to bank of america. meantime, more of us may be spending some time out of our homes and on the high seas. carnival cruise lines has seen a gradual improvement in its pricing after the fatal january capsizing of the "costa concordia" in italian waters. quarterly earnings were a dime per share better than estimates. controlli
PBS
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. technologies falling 4.3%, energy services company halliburton was down 3.1%, and chevron fell 1.5%. chevron remains less than a dollar below its most recent 52 week high set last month. three of the five most actively traded exchange traded products made small gains. the nasdaq 100 tracking fund put in the biggest gain, up 0.3%. and that's tonight's "market focus." economy, earnings, election, tonight's street critique guest is mark watson of keel management. always great to see you. what is the shape of the economy? is this an economy you really want to take investment risk in? >> we actually think this is the time to start absorbing more risk. you see that even in some of the style indices, contrarian strategies are just now starting to do better because of the liquidity that we're awash in and also the fact that i think we are getting job growth, albeit slowly. things are improving. >> tom: that's the economy. the earnings play here is pet >> tom: that's the economy. the earnings play here is pet smarlx a nice rally and gained momentum back in late may when it raised its financial outloo
PBS
Oct 4, 2012 4:30pm PDT
. volume was more than ten times normal. medical technology firm nuvasive also warned its third quarter revenue will be disappointing. the stock fell 32.9%. nuvasive makes implants and devices for spinal surgeries. it said it lost customers to competitors. mimicking what we saw in the broader market, the financial sector e.t.f. saw the biggest gains among the five most actively traded exchange traded products. it was up 1.5%. four of the five most actively traded products were stronger. and that's tonight's "market focus." >> susie: all this week, we have been highlighting the need for job retraining. today, we look at a slightly different problem facing many high-tech start-ups. in spite of the weak economy, there are many firms that cannot fill positions. erika miller went to one soho building where firms gripe they can't hire as fast as they want. >> i've been working here for 221 hours. >> reporter: keith blanchard is one of the newest hires at thrillist, a media company targeting young, hip, urban men. three million subscribers get a daily email with recommended places to e
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